Melbourne Cup Day

It’s fair to say most Australians don’t have a horse, but Melbourne Cup day still gets the whole country – and even the Kiwis – into a frenzy of all out horse madness. Four in every five Australians will watch the race or place bets on it, it’s a public holiday in the ACT and a lot of Victoria, and as for hat makers it’s the high point of their year.

The chances are you’ll want to watch the Cup yourself, but does that mean you have to abandon your 4wd for the day? Not at all. In fact your trusty iron horse can help you enjoy the racing in style – it just needs some imagination and, of course, a few quality accessories from Tough Toys.

Why watch the Melbourne Cup in your living room? It’s a big day, so make a special occasion out of it. Get some time off from work, plan a trip with some mates and get all your gear ready. You’ll need a TV that can run off a vehicle power system, but that’s easy enough. Portable satellite dishes aren’t hard to find either. Then all you need is the gear to set up a proper camp and you’re sorted.

If it’s a sunny day you’ll want some shade so you can see the screen – and watch the fun without getting frazzled – so you might be looking for an awning. They’re also great if it rains and with one of our mozzie nets they keep the bugs off too. Any sporting event is better with a few cold ones to hand and we can help you there, too – vehicle fridges and stubbie coolers all help you enjoy the day. You can even combine seeing the racing live with a spot of touring, and if you feel like doing that we have all the maps and guide books you’ll need to find a campsite in the area.

Aussies love the Melbourne Cup and a lot of us also love the outdoors, so combining the two makes a lot of sense. At Tough Toys we have the gear to help you do that, and we’ve put together a list of our best deals to fit any budget. Treat yourself, and good luck on the horses!

Stainless Bottle Opener Stainless Bottle Opener

Keep it with your keys or in your wallet.

Visit the Stainless Bottle Opener page for more information.

$2.95 AUD


Tough Neoprene Stubby Cooler Tough Neoprene Stubby Cooler

Insulated stubby holder hangs around your neck and keeps your hands free.

Visit the Tough Neoprene Stubby Cooler page for more information.

$7.95 AUD


Tough Neoprene Can Cooler Tough Neoprene Can Cooler

The Tough Can Cooler is a neoprene can / stubby holder featuring a neck strap.

Visit the Tough Neoprene Can Cooler page for more information.

$4.95 AUD


Tough Neoprene Cooler Tube Tough Neoprene Cooler Tube

Sling up to 5 cans of your chosen drink onto your back

Visit the Tough Neoprene Cooler Tube page for more information.

$14.95 AUD


Gifts Under $100

Tough Winch Damper Tough Winch Damper

If your winch cable snaps, you'll be glad you had a damper.

Visit the Tough Winch Damper page for more information.

$29.95 AUD


10000Kg Recovery Kit 10000Kg Recovery Kit

The 10000Kg Recovery Kit comes with a 9M snatch strap, gloves and two 19mm bow shackles in a neat carry bag.

Visit the 10000Kg Recovery Kit page for more information.

$89.00 AUD


Tough Gear Bag Tough Gear Bag

Get all of your wet and dirty gear out of the car and on your spare tyre!

Visit the Tough Gear Bag page for more information.

$99.95 AUD


Tough Water Crossing Bra Tough Water Crossing Bra

Cross deep water crossings confidently with the Tough Water Crossing Bra.

Visit the Tough Water Crossing Bra page for more information.

$99.95 AUD


Gifts Under $200

Drag Chain Drag Chain

Includes 1 x grab hook, 1 x lug link, G70 high tensile steel chain & heavy duty storage bag.

Visit the Drag Chain page for more information.

$109.00 AUD


Tough Mozzie Net 2.5x3M Tough Mozzie Net 2.5x3M

Escape the mosquitos.

Visit the Tough Mozzie Net 2.5x3M page for more information.

$189.00 AUD


Tred Recovery Device Tred Recovery Device

TREDs are the ultimate all-in-one 4x4 recovery device in sand, mud, sludge, slime or snow.

Visit the Tred Recovery Device page for more information.

$179.00 AUD


Gifts Over $200

Tough LED Side Awning 2.5x3m Tough LED Side Awning 2.5x3m

Huge side awning delivering a lot of shade.

Visit the Tough LED Side Awning 2.5x3m page for more information.

$339.00 AUD


LifeSaver Jerrycan LifeSaver Jerrycan

The LifeSaver Jerry Can provides filtered clean water from any water source!

Visit the LifeSaver Jerrycan page for more information.

$410.00 AUD


Kärcher K4.650 Cleaner Kärcher K4.650 Cleaner

K 4 & K 5 X-Range units will take care of regular jobs that involve medium to heavy soiling.

Visit the Kärcher K4.650 Cleaner page for more information.

$499.00 AUD


 

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Whether you are a novice four wheel driver, or a seasoned veteran we have the right 4wd products for you. Offering paypal payments and great value products, Tough Toys takes pride in it’s secure shopping experience. We are currently able to service the areas of Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne, Perth, Adelaide, Hobart, Canberra and other regions of Australia with great 4wd accessories online.

As well as offering a range of Tough Toys branded products and accessories, Tough Toys is also an authorised retailer of some of the biggest and well known name 4wd brands in the industry. If you're looking for gift ideas, look no further than the Tough Gifts at Tough Toys. We have gifts for all kinds of special occasions and holidays.

With our off road maps, 4wd guides and 4x4 atlas section including the well established Hema maps, you dont have an excuse to get lost again! While you're roaming around Australia, why not find all the campsite and caravan park information you'll ever need with the Camps Australia Wide and Caravan Parks Australia Wide books.

Any time you need a hand or have a question about any of our products, our online support can help you determine the best gear for your needs. We take four wheel driving seriously.

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